Hezbollah extended sincere congratulations to President Bashar Assad and the brotherly Syrian people on his re-election as the President of the Syrian Arab Republic for a new constitutional term, describing the Syrian presidential election, which was held on May 26, as a large-scale popular and political referendum.
In a statement, Hezbollah highlighted the unprecedented heavy turnout for the Syrian presidential elections as well as the popular demonstrations, that turned into a national ceremony, across the Syrian provinces, which had been liberated from the terrorist groups.
The Syrians confirmed again through the ballot boxes their full commitment to the national unity and rejection of the discrimination, sectarianism and partition, according to Hezbollah statement which added that the Syrians have already affirmed this commitment through their sacrifices and constant stances.
The statement pointed out that the Syrian also reaffirmed their commitment to the political choice, which has been pursued by their government throughout the modern history and based on fully adhering to the Palestinian cause, confronting occupation and aggression, and rejecting atonement as well as terrorism.
According to the statement, Hezbollah hopes Syria restores, during the coming year, its normal and vanguard role in the Arab World and internationally, the Syrians achieve prosperity and welfare, carry out reconstruction, enhance the return of the displaced, and liberate the territories occupied by the Israeli enemy and the terrorist groups.
Source: Hezbollah Media Relations (Translated by Al-Manar English Website)